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PostPosted: 19 Nov 2014, 21:49 
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3 more marten today where Deb and I checked last week and one muskrat. If things do not improve next check I will pull and shut that part down.

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Later on this afternoon I had a crack at the 10 pointer and a doe. 10 minutes apart.

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both arrows passed through and had blood

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just the doe Brad found for me the buck is still out there. Maybe tomorrow Wayne can find the buck. I can't get around very well at this moment so am relying on them.


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PostPosted: 20 Nov 2014, 20:23 
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Nice! I hope to get a crossbow next year to provide quick meat. I've had many deer around me including some trophy sized bucks , some within 5 yards,,, but hunting on the ground with an old recurve is challenging to get the shot on whitetails. Should have at least one but my head was where the sun dont shine. Hope to see your nice 10 pointer, glad you got the shot and hope they find him. Furs looking good too wolf.

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PostPosted: 22 Nov 2014, 13:12 
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Martin and deer. What a great combination! I love all of the pictures Wolf.

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PostPosted: 22 Nov 2014, 15:20 
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Thanks guys. The 10 pointer was no where to be found. The blood trail did not last long. That's hunting and I'm sure the deer will survive. Amak the crossbow was a good investment from the kids and wife.

Was to go to the line yesterday and check before David took my bike for the weekend. Bad chest cold for the last couple days and was not possible. So today I felt not to bad and just went with the truck checking what I could and the side trails will be Monday. Took some more deer scraps down for the wolf set.

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this guy I walked right by when going into the set. When I turned to come back out for more bait there he was

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Slider tracks around the beaver dam, there was 3

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one nice big otter waiting for me

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Picked up another red fox in the same set from the last fox

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Also one marten


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PostPosted: 22 Nov 2014, 21:11 
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The thing that blows me away about a timber compared to a yote is how out of proportion their head/shoulders are to the body (at least in the last 2 wolf pixs). You can tell that they are made to exert some serious bite pressure when killing big critters...

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PostPosted: 22 Nov 2014, 21:50 
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Oh my gosh!!!! That is one jumbo sized otter! Great catches wolf!

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PostPosted: 22 Nov 2014, 23:41 
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Way to sweet Wolf! 8)

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Way to sweet Wolf! 8)

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PostPosted: 23 Nov 2014, 06:33 
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Great job on the otter and red fox Wolf! The trapping pictures from the wilds of Ontario are always great!

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PostPosted: 23 Nov 2014, 22:16 
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Sad news tonight, the boys returned with little fur. David is distraught and is very disappointed. For myself I am happy cause I still am in front with the little amount of traps and snares that I have out. :D It's a bit pathetic but if I don't stick it to them now I know they will get me later

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4 marten and first mink of the year and 2 weasels.

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One nice red fox caught in a wolf snare and one beaver

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small beaver and winter rat

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they left me with one punctured tire. So I cannot go tomorrow. Will replace both back tires with ITPs. That will be a 350 dollar bill plus. Dave said he would cover half the cost but I don't work that way.

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this is the fat pig otter I got yesterday . He was to large for a extra large board so I have one board that I made years back just for large lynx or xxl otters.


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PostPosted: 24 Nov 2014, 00:20 
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I don't know much about otter sizes, but compared to the others he is a goliath. He should bring some coin. Great job as usual Wolf and your put up is awesome. :wink: 8)

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PostPosted: 24 Nov 2014, 10:03 
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wow awesome catches!!! what are those little white guys on the table?

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Yep.......as much of a pig as i thought he was! That is one big otter. Very impressive animal wolf. I like all your fur but along with that pig otter, that red is very nice item too!

Ps....i always marvel at your boarding on otters.

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wow awesome catches!!! what are those little white guys on the table?

Them would be weasels 2bird, in the prime. They turn white when fully prime. When not in the prime they are brown. :wink:

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PostPosted: 25 Nov 2014, 08:42 
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and now i know, Thanks

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PostPosted: 27 Nov 2014, 00:35 
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Been fighting the flu bug the past week and the last couple days have been bed ridden. Yesterday I felt good enough to give it a whirl for half a day. Took Herbs oldest son with me to show him some points on snaring wolves and fox as he has no experience. Well it turned out good as I had two more timbers at one of my fox sets.

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both male and one was 96 lbs. and the other 84 lbs. I think

Anyway he got to learn first hand how I pick my spots and hang my snares. At the end I let him set 7 snares by himself and only corrected him twice. He told me later on the way home that heed had been told to fence in the snare area and add a chin stick to the bottom of the snare. Two very big mistakes I said. Did you see any fenced in snares or chin sticks on my snares. No he said and did not we catch wolves today. I said there you go, no need for any of that. Pick your spots to hang and keep it simple.

Today went out to check the other part of the line and picked up 1 fisher and 3 marten. Set some more boxes up. My brother came along for the ride

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PostPosted: 27 Nov 2014, 00:41 
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Good deal on the wolves and also getting to tutor Herb's son. Noting like proof in the pudding to convince someone.

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Timbers? Uh-oh....time for the paper towel butt plugs! :lol:

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Wolf, do those wolves follow your trails and and steal your bait and caught fishers and martens? I've read where wolverines will do that but not sure about wolves? Nice catches by the way.

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PostPosted: 28 Nov 2014, 08:06 
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Wolf, do those wolves follow your trails and and steal your bait and caught fishers and martens? I've read where wolverines will do that but not sure about wolves? Nice catches by the way.


They will do the same. This year seems to be worse as there are very few deer and moose around after last winter for them to hunt.

Amak no more butt plugs for me, we sell our wolf in the round now...........and AMEN TO THAT :--D


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Amak no more butt plugs for me, we sell our wolf in the round now...........and AMEN TO THAT :--D


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What everyone doesn't see is the coughing and gagging cameraman (WOLF). :roll: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PostPosted: 28 Nov 2014, 09:04 
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I thought Amak's post about butt plugs was a friendly joke. :lol: I see from the pic he was being litteral about the plug. :--o They are that bad? Yotes use to be a little stinky to me, but quickly got use to it. Is it a smell you can't even get use to? I never knew anything could compare to Amak's gas. :lol: :lol: :lol: :P Sorry Amak, that's a brothers love. :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: 28 Nov 2014, 15:22 
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Richard it was no joke. Some are not bad and others well like Swamp said they make me gag and he laughs. I find if they have a full stomach then be prepared for gas.

Went out to add some more deer to the wolf sites and my first ever wolf caught in one of my fox snares stone dead. Neck catch. I still cant believe it.

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Well heck yeah!!!! That is good news wolf! I know thats the only animal im happy about someone not putting up. Your education you gave us older WAT members in the past about the nightmare of it all, gave me a new respect and a different outlook when it comes to doing up them wolves. That will be SO much better for you guys selling them on the round. If i ever caught any Id put up a few just to experiance it and say i did it but other then that the return just isnt worth that much work. Id hope to sell on round too after that.

Hope you're feeling human again after that nasty bug bit you.




Richard.....I'll make sure and remember to share abundantly some of that "brotherly love" with you next time we get together!!! :twisted: Oh and by the way, Amak my Wolf1199 given name, interprets; protector or one who guides..like in the case of a FATHER WOLF......Might be a connection there with stinky butt gas....

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PostPosted: 28 Nov 2014, 21:01 
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Amak I think TrapperAl experienced that two years ago. I am now at 214 wolves over the years and last year swamp skinned one for me and the year before two. Lot of wolves I have skinned over the years and stink to go with it. Part of the game. I think swamp could skin anything with stench as it does not seem to bother him. As for myself that's a different matter. Being a gentleman trapper my stomach cannot handle vulgar odour. :mrgreen: .


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